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BYOB ax-throwing is coming to Towson, courtesy of Stumpy's Hatchet House

Ax-wielding Baltimoreans will be getting another place to let fly next month, when Stumpy’s Hatchet House opens in Towson.

Billing itself as “America’s First Indoor Hatchet Throwing Venue,” Stumpy’s has operations in eight cities, including seven on the East Coast.

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Trash Wheel: Inner Harbor trash collector to celebrate 5th birthday with party, new beer

Baltimore’s favorite googly-eyed trash collector is half-a-decade old, and his friends are throwing a birthday bash for him.

He’s also getting yet another craft beer named in his honor, which could make him even more googly-eyed than normal, but it’s all for a good cause.

Mr. Trash Wheel’s Classy Trashy Birthday Bashy is set for May 11 at Peabody Heights Brewery, 401 E. 30th St.

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The Baltimore Eagle gay bar on Charles Street set to reopen April 19 under new management

The Baltimore Eagle, the former gay leather bar in Old Goucher, will reopen April 19 as a “safe space” where members of the LGBTQ community will be able to “feel free,” according to its new owners.

The news ends months of uncertainty and cryptic messages as to the fate of the popular night club and bar.

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Craft-beer bar Growler USA opens in Rotunda in Baltimore's Hampden neighborhood

Chain craft-beer bar Growler USA has opened in Hampden’s Rotunda.

The pub, the first Maryland location for the Colorado chain, is located in the mixed-use development at 727 W. 40th St., where it joins other Rotunda restaurants such as Mi & Yu Noodle Bar, Mod Pizza and Moby Dick House of Kabob.

In addition to beer, the 93-seat restaurant serves wine, root beer and cold-pressed coffee.

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'Where do we go?' Baltimore's gay nightlife takes a hit with Grand Central's impending closure

Thursday nights are typically packed at Grand Central, perhaps the largest remaining gay nightclub in Baltimore.

Patrons crowd the club’s dance floor and bar watching fierce lip-syncing routines while gulping down $3-vodka drinks amid pulsating music, strobe lights and colorful lasers.

“It’s great again,” said Derek Chavis, a 33-year-old Mount Vernon resident.

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Grand Central, possibly Baltimore's largest gay nightclub, to close under new owners

Grand Central, possibly Baltimore’s largest gay nightclub, has been sold.

Former owner Don Davis confirmed the sale of the 15,000-square-foot property at 1001-1003 N. Charles St. Monday afternoon.

The Mount Vernon property was sold to Baltimore-based Landmark Partners for $1.4 million, Davis said. Davis originally asked for $1.85 million.

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